There are many different health conditions that can affect the toes, including skin, bone, soft tissue and circulatory problems, many of which can affect your ability to walk without pain.
Having a broken foot means a fracture or crack in one of the bones in the foot. The area around the fracture will feel tender and there may be bruising.
Palmoplantar pustulosis is a chronic condition that affects the eccrine sweat glands, which are found most commonly on the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet.
Morton's neuroma is a painful condition affecting the ball of the foot and the base of the toes.
Vascular malformations look like lumpy, blue marks on the skin, caused by problems with blood vessels under the skin.
Having flat feet, also called fallen arches, means the arches of the feet are low or there are no arches.
Metatarsalgia is the medical term given to pain affecting the ball of the foot.
Our feet anatomy page provides a detailed image and definition of the parts of the feet and explains their function.
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Taking the first steps in the morning can be a painful experience for some people, but pain relief is at hand. These exercises might help get you back on your feet – without pain.
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